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Employment Opportunities


Special Recreation Aide

Job Type: Seasonal
Salary: $10 per hour

Description:
The Special Recreation Aide will assist individuals with disabilities in Recreation Programs at Veterans Park District. The Aide will ensure the safety of participants at all times and will actively participate in programs. The aide may be expected to work evenings and weekend programs as scheduled by the Special Recreation Coordinator.
Qualifications/Experience:

  • Ability to communicate effectively written and orally.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Display excellent communications and organizational skills.
  • One year experience working with individuals with special needs.
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Must have First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Must have a valid state driver's license.
  1. Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to Marge Stabile, Director of Finance and Human Resoures.

Cimbalo Fitness Customer Service Representative

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $10 per hour

Responsible for club membership and program registration, club members and guest check-in, and customer questions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handles all incoming calls and inquiries.
  • Greets customers and members upon entering and existing the facility.
  • Check in members and verify membership.
  • Registers guests and collect guest fees.
  • Makes court reservations and collect fees.
  • Promotes, registers and collects all fees for: Club Leagues; Club Tournaments, Club Clinics and lessons, Fitness /Aerobic Classes including Fitness Club Special Events and VPD programs.
  • Completes membership enrollment process with new members including paperwork and entering all membership data into the computer and registers members for programs and special events.
  • Processes membership payments, cancellations, renewals and freezes as directed by the Fitness Club Director.
  • Keeps desk and lobby straightened and clean at all times.
  • Keeps registration area and office supplies, district wide posters/flyers, and all forms stocked at all times.
  • Maintains an efficient filing and records system by utilizing RecTrac and cabinet files.
  • Periodically, throughout the day cleans and sanitizes all Fitness Center equipment and machines.
  • Informs management of needed equipment repairs on a timely basis, by conducting weekly equipment checks and inform manager of any issues regarding equipment performance.
  • Handles and resolves membership concerns and informs Fitness Center Director of unusual situations or unresolved issues.
  • Assure that citizen comments/inquiries/complaints and office related comments/inquiries /complaints are handled in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Monitors voicemails and email communication throughout the day.
  • Completes, follows and signs off on all front desk daily check lists.
  • Perform a variety of administrative office duties such as answering phone, typing correspondence, registering programs and collecting fees.
  • Become familiar with the administration, cancellation policy, open gym fees, preschool, park rules, pool pass, Facility rentals, refund policy, special events, and various recreation programs.
  • Proficient in RecTrac pertaining to registrations, memberships, reports, refunds, court rentals, payments and procedures.
  • Respond to public inquiries about recreation programs made by telephone or in person, limited to the information mentioned in the brochure or Veterans Park District promotional material.

Education/Experience

High School Graduate or equivalent. Three to five years’ experience in supervision within a customer service environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • Able to pass a criminal background check
  • CPR & First Aid certification
  • Bi Lingual Spanish Speaking Preferred
  1. Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to Marge Stabile, Director of Finance and Human Resoures.

 

Concession Worker

Job Type: Seasonal

Salary: $9 per hour

Prepares food, clean, and maintain the concession stand and equipment and serve customers. Maintains work areas in a clean and organized manner. Cleans the concession stand and surrounding areas. Helps in the daily operations of opening and closing of the concession. Operates a computer cash register. Follows Park District policies and procedures as well as Health Department guidelines. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service. Performs all opening and closing procedures.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and display excellent communication and organizational skills. Must be customer service oriented, have a pleasant demeanor and cooperative attitude. Must be extremely flexible and able to handle more than one task at a time.

  1. Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to Marge Stabile, Director of Finance and Human Resoures.

 

Fitness Instructor

Job Type: Part-time

Salary Depending on Qualifications

Teaches and instructs fitness programs for tots, youth, teens, adults and older adults, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, and cool down. Instructs patrons on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques and demonstrates exercise. Maintain accurate attendance records of program participants Establish an open line of communication with participants and parents Supervise participants enrolled in the program at all times Maintain order and enforce rules during the program Preform set-up and clean-up responsibilities Ensure equipment is maintained properly and supplies are stored in an orderly fashion in the appropriate storage closet Submit paperwork in a timely manner, which may include, but is not limited to, attendance records, accident reports, receipts, program outlines, etc. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards. Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances. Distribute flyers or other information to participants when required Communicate with the Athletic Supervisor on a regular basis to inform him/her of the program status or any program-related concerns or issues Perform other duties as assigned.

  1. Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to Marge Stabile, Director of Finance and Human Resoures.

 

Athletic Instructor

Job Type: Part-time

Salary starting at $10 per hour DOQ

Teaches and instructs athletic programs for tots, youth, teens, adults and older adults Maintain accurate attendance records of program participants Establish an open line of communication with participants and parents Supervise participants enrolled in the program at all times Maintain order and enforce rules during the program Perform set-up and clean-up responsibilities Ensure equipment is maintained properly and supplies are stored in an orderly fashion in the appropriate storage closet Submit paperwork in a timely manner, which may include, but is not limited to, attendance records, accident reports, receipts, program outlines, etc. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances Distribute flyers or other information to participants when required Communicate with the Athletic Supervisor on a regular basis to inform him/her of the program status or any program-related concerns or issues Perform other duties as assigned.

  1. Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to Marge Stabile, Director of Finance and Human Resoures.

 

Recreation Coordinator

Job Type: Part Time

Salary: $12 per hour

  • The Recreation Coordinator plans, organizes and coordinates a variety of programs with an emphasis on: creative arts programs, performing arts programs, and special events. May be scheduled up to 27 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend or evenings as needed.
  • This job may lead to a full time position after six months based on performance and results.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program.
  • Must be resourceful, extremely organized, and a self-starter.
  • Knowledge of RecTrac or similar Recreation Software.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Valid state driver's license or ability to obtain one. First Aid and CPR certification.
  • One year or more of recreation programming experience.
  • Associates Degree preferred in recreation or closely related field.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Hours per week: 20-29
  1. Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to Marge Stabile, Director of Finance and Human Resoures.